Ahmet Songur

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Variations in the intracranial vertebrobasilar system
    Ahmet Songur
    Department of Anatomy, Kocatepe University Medical School, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:257-64. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The toxic effects of formaldehyde on the nervous system
    Ahmet Songur
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Kocatepe, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 203:105-18. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The protective effect of fish n-3 fatty acids on cerebral ischemia in rat prefrontal cortex
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Neurol Sci 29:147-52. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The protective effect of avocado soybean unsaponifilables on brain ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat prefrontal cortex
    Olcay Eser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Br J Neurosurg 25:701-6. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The neuroprotective effect of fish n-3 fatty acids in the hippocampus of diabetic rats
    Murat Cosar
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Canakkale 18 March University, Canakkale, Turkey
    Nutr Neurosci 11:161-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Oral administration of avocado soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) reduces ischemic damage in the rat hippocampus
    Mehmet Yaman
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Arch Med Res 38:489-94. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of dexmedetomidine on ischemic rat hippocampus
    Olcay Eser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Brain Res 1218:250-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The neuroprotective effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) in the hippocampal formation of cigarette smoke exposed rabbits
    Olcay Eser
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Neurosurgery, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Pathology 39:433-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Protective effects of melatonin against formaldehyde-induced oxidative damage and apoptosis in rat testes: an immunohistochemical and biochemical study
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    Syst Biol Reprod Med 54:169-76. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Protective effects of omega-3 essential fatty acids against formaldehyde-induced cerebellar damage in rats
    Ismail Zararsiz
    Department of Anatomy, Tayfur Ata Sokmen Faculty of Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University, Antakya, Turkey
    Toxicol Ind Health 27:489-95. 2011

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Variations in the intracranial vertebrobasilar system
    Ahmet Songur
    Department of Anatomy, Kocatepe University Medical School, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:257-64. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to demonstrate some possible variations in the vertebrobasilar system (VBS) in the Turkish population and to compare our results with the literature...
  2. doi request reprint The toxic effects of formaldehyde on the nervous system
    Ahmet Songur
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Kocatepe, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 203:105-18. 2010
    ..Although complete prevention is impossible for laboratory workers and members of industries utilizing FA, certain precautions can be taken to decrease and/or prevent the toxic effects of FA...
  3. doi request reprint The protective effect of fish n-3 fatty acids on cerebral ischemia in rat prefrontal cortex
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Neurol Sci 29:147-52. 2008
    ..The activities of CAT increased in Group C as compared to Group B rats. The number of apoptotic neurons in the prefrontal cortex was lower in Group C as compared to Group B rats...
  4. doi request reprint The protective effect of avocado soybean unsaponifilables on brain ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat prefrontal cortex
    Olcay Eser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Br J Neurosurg 25:701-6. 2011
    ..We investigated the protective effects of avocado/soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) on the prefrontal cortex (PFC) after global brain ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury in rats...
  5. doi request reprint The neuroprotective effect of fish n-3 fatty acids in the hippocampus of diabetic rats
    Murat Cosar
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Canakkale 18 March University, Canakkale, Turkey
    Nutr Neurosci 11:161-6. 2008
    ..Fish oil is a rich source of n-3 essential fatty acids (EFA) such as eicosapentaenoic and docosahexoenoic acids. We examined the neuroprotective effects of fish n-3 EFA in the hippocampus of diabetic rats...
  6. ncbi request reprint Oral administration of avocado soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) reduces ischemic damage in the rat hippocampus
    Mehmet Yaman
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Arch Med Res 38:489-94. 2007
    ..This experimental study presents the effects of ASU on oxidant/antioxidant systems and the number of apoptotic neurons of hippocampal formation after ischemia and reperfusion...
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of dexmedetomidine on ischemic rat hippocampus
    Olcay Eser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Brain Res 1218:250-6. 2008
    ..016). The number of apoptotic neurons in group III was lower than Group II rats. Our study showed that dexmedetomidine has a neuroprotective effect on hippocampus and dentate gyrus of rats after transient global cerebral I/R injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint The neuroprotective effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) in the hippocampal formation of cigarette smoke exposed rabbits
    Olcay Eser
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Neurosurgery, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Pathology 39:433-7. 2007
    ..In this study, the neuroprotective effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) in the hippocampus of cigarette smoke exposed rabbits were investigated...
  9. doi request reprint Protective effects of melatonin against formaldehyde-induced oxidative damage and apoptosis in rat testes: an immunohistochemical and biochemical study
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    Syst Biol Reprod Med 54:169-76. 2008
    ..In view of the present findings, it is suggested that melatonin treatment may prevent formaldehyde-induced oxidative damage and apoptosis in rat testes...
  10. doi request reprint Protective effects of omega-3 essential fatty acids against formaldehyde-induced cerebellar damage in rats
    Ismail Zararsiz
    Department of Anatomy, Tayfur Ata Sokmen Faculty of Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University, Antakya, Turkey
    Toxicol Ind Health 27:489-95. 2011
    ..It was determined that exposure of formaldehyde increased free radicals in cerebellum of rats and this increase was prevented by administration of omega-3 fatty acids...
  11. ncbi request reprint Protective effects of omega-3 essential fatty acids against formaldehyde-induced neuronal damage in prefrontal cortex of rats
    Ismail Zararsiz
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 24:237-44. 2006
    ..It was determined that formaldehyde-induced neuronal damage in prefrontal cortex was prevented by administration of omega-3 essential fatty acids...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of formaldehyde inhalation on Hsp70 in seminiferous tubules of rat testes: an immunohistochemical study
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
    Toxicol Ind Health 21:249-54. 2005
    ..In conclusion, FA gas may damage spermatogenetic cells and increase Hsp70 synthesis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of postnatal formaldehyde exposure on pyramidal cell number, volume of cell layer in hippocampus and hemisphere in the rat: a stereological study
    Mustafa Sarsilmaz
    Department of Anatomy, Firat University School of Medicine, Elazig, Turkey
    Brain Res 1145:157-67. 2007
    ..01). These observations indicate that pyramidal cells in the hippocampus may be vulnerable to FA exposure during the early period of life...
  14. ncbi request reprint Zinc, copper and iron concentrations in cerebral cortex of male rats exposed to formaldehyde inhalation
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Karaelmas University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 17:207-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that subacute or subchronic exposure to formaldehyde may cause growth retardation and alter zinc, copper and iron levels in the cerebral cortex...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic superoxide dismutase, xanthine oxidase, nitric oxide, and malondialdehyde in rats fed with fish omega-3 fatty acids
    Ahmet Songur
    Department of Anatomy, Afyon Kocatepe University Medical School, Turkey
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:693-8. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Lithium-induced lung toxicity in rats: the effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE)
    Onder Sahin
    Afyon Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Turkey
    Pathology 38:58-62. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on lithium (Li)-induced lung toxicity...
  17. doi request reprint Age-related volumetric changes in pancreas: a stereological study on computed tomography
    Veli Caglar
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Namik Kemal University, 59100, Tekirdag, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 34:935-41. 2012
    ..2) To investigate the relationship between these changes and body mass index (BMI), gender, abdominal diameter, abdominal skinfold thickness...
  18. ncbi request reprint The activity of adenosine deaminase and the level of nitric oxide in spinal cord of methotrexate administered rats: protective effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester
    Ertugrul Uzar
    Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 32260 Isparta, Turkey
    Toxicology 218:125-33. 2006
    ..CAPE may have protective aspects in this process by antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect and it will become a promising drug in the prevention of undesired side effect of MTX...
  19. ncbi request reprint Protective effects of erdosteine on doxorubicin-induced hepatotoxicity in rats
    Murat Yagmurca
    Histology Embryology, Afyon Kocatepe University, Medical Faculty, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Arch Med Res 38:380-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the hepatoprotective effects of erdosteine, an antioxidant agent, on doxorubicin-induced hepatotoxicity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Testicular zinc, copper and iron concentrations in male rats exposed to subacute and subchronic formaldehyde gas inhalation
    Oguz Aslan Ozen
    Firat University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Elazig, Turkey
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 16:119-22. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint The protective effect of fish n-3 fatty acids on cerebral ischemia in rat hippocampus
    Orhan Bas
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Neurochem Int 50:548-54. 2007
    ..Dietary supplementation of n-3 EFA may be beneficial to preserve or ameliorate ischemic cerebral vascular disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Light and electron microscopic examination of pineal gland in rats exposed to constant light and constant darkness
    Ilter Kus
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 25:102-8. 2004
    ..This study was aimed to examine the pineal gland of rats exposed to constant light and darkness at light and electron microscopic level...
  23. ncbi request reprint Potential role of dietary omega-3 essential fatty acids on some oxidant/antioxidant parameters in rats' corpus striatum
    Mustafa Sarsilmaz
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Firat University, Dekanlik Binasi, Elazig, Turkey
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 69:253-9. 2003
    ..Taken together, this preliminary animal study provides strong support for a therapeutic effect of omega-3 EFA supplemented to classical neuroleptic regimen in the treatment of schizophrenic symptoms and tardive dyskinesia...
  24. doi request reprint Should forensic autopsies be a source for medical education? A preliminary study
    Hudaverdi Kucuker
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Afyonn Kocatepe University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Teach Learn Med 20:22-5. 2008
    ..There are many difficulties in obtaining cadavers. In addition, hardened and discolored cadavers that are fixed with formaldehyde look unrealistic and generate apathy among students...
  25. doi request reprint The effect of electromagnetic radiation on the rat brain: an experimental study
    Olcay Eser
    Afyon Kocatepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 23:707-15. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the structural changes of electromagnetic waves in the frontal cortex, brain stem and cerebellum. MATERIAL and..
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of inhaled formaldehyde on oxidant and antioxidant systems of rat cerebellum during the postnatal development process
    Ahmet Songur
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Toxicol Mech Methods 18:569-74. 2008
    ..We think that these changes were carried on for a long time or may cause irreversible toxicity and oxidative damage...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of melatonin on Leydig cells in pinealectomized rat: an immunohistochemical study
    Ilter Kus
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Firat University, Elazyğ, Turkey
    Acta Histochem 104:93-7. 2002
    ..The results of our study indicate that pinealectomy induces increased testosterone secretion in Leydig cells and this increased secretion can be prevented by administration of melatonin...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of formaldehyde exposure on granule cell number and volume of dentate gyrus: a histopathological and stereological study
    Huseyin Aslan
    Department of Histology and Embryology, Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine, Tasliciflik Kampusu TR 60100 Tokat, Turkey
    Brain Res 1122:191-200. 2006
    ..These results may explain why some disorders do not appear until later life...
  29. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant enzyme activities and lipid peroxidation products in heart tissue of subacute and subchronic formaldehyde-exposed rats: a preliminary study
    Mukaddes Gulec
    Division of Biochemistry, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Toxicol Ind Health 22:117-24. 2006
    ..The aim of this experimental study was to evaluate the oxidant/antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in the heart of rats exposed to formaldehyde (FA) inhalation for four weeks (subacute) or 13 weeks (subchronic) continuously...
  30. ncbi request reprint Caffeic acid phenethyl ester as a protective agent against doxorubicin nephrotoxicity in rats
    Murat Yagmurca
    Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    Clin Chim Acta 348:27-34. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), an antioxidant agent, against nephrotoxicity induced by doxorubicin (DXR)...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids by gavage on some metabolic enzymes of rat liver
    H Ramazan Yilmaz
    Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 71:131-5. 2004
    ..01) except 6PGD activity. As a result, n-3 PUFA may regulate the metabolic function of liver effectively by increasing HK, G6PD, 6PGD, LDH, and MDH enzyme activities of rat liver when added in enough amounts to the regular diet...
  32. ncbi request reprint Talonavicular joint approach to the talar body: a cadaver study
    Kamil Cagri Kose
    Afyon Kocatepe Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji AD, Afyon, Turkey
    Foot Ankle Int 29:601-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the possibility and feasibility of a new minimally invasive approach without osteotomy, using the talonavicular joint (TJ) as the entry portal for lesions of the talar body...
  33. ncbi request reprint Basilar artery angulation and vertigo due to the hemodynamic effect of dominant vertebral artery
    Murat Cosar
    Canakkale 18 March University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Canakkale, Turkey
    Med Hypotheses 70:941-3. 2008
    ..These angulation and elongation can effect the hemodynamic factors in absence of growing collateral arteries. So, the vertigo attacks may occur in these patients...